Bootleg Chocolates – Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Commonweath of Bahamas

I couldn’t wait to visit Bootleg Chocolates! I just love the name. I’ve always been intrigued by tales of bootleggers, rum runners, and pirates of the South Seas. In my mind they all look like Johnny Depp or a young Marlon Brando. We (my whole family and friend Pam) disembarked
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Graycliff Chocolatier – Nassau, New Providence Island, Commonwealth of Bahamas

Land ho! We woke up after two days at sea docked at the port of Nassau – home of Graycliff Chocolatier. I’ve wanted to visit Nassau for a long time; ever since seeing its beauty in several ‘Bond, James Bond’ movies. We were all anxious to get ashore (the whole family
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New Orleans, LA – Part 3 – Laura’s Candies

I have two words for you when I think about Laura’s Candies – Mississippi Mud! And I don’t mean the kind we saw lots of when we took the swamp tour. Let me tell you about that first. On our last full day in New Orleans, we got up bright and early and Brian (my son-in-law) drove
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New Orleans, LA – Part 2 – Sucré

Sugar, sugar, sugar! Yes, you. Also the meaning of the French word “sucré.” So you know I was not leaving town without a visit to the Sucré chocolate shop in the French quarter. Our second day in New Orleans was just as warm and beautiful as the first. We spent most of the day
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New Orleans, LA – Part 1 – Southern Candymakers

Laissez les bons temps rouler! New Orleans, NOLA, Crescent City, The Big Easy – whatever you like to call it, it was our spring break destination this year. Kelly (my daughter), Brian (her husband), Kyle (my grandson), Hannah (granddaughter), and I drove from Dallas past
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Loulou Tree – Cedar Hill, Texas

Everywhere I go, there chocolate is! I stopped in at the Addison Wellness Expo a couple of weeks ago, and the first thing I saw was a table display of large chocolate bars. As I approached it, I saw that the pretty blonde, Jeri, who was working the table was actually promoting
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Dude, Sweet Chocolate – Dallas, Texas

Don’t you just love the name? And the store lived up to the image that came to my mind. We visited the Bishop Arts District location and found the shop just off Bishop Street, the center of all the action. It had concrete floors and industrial-looking shelving. Chocolates
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